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First Slovakian seminar to strengthen the inclusion of Roma youth in the EVS program

Cadca (Slovakia), September 25-26, 2013 Roma and non-Roma organizations from Slovakia came together in a 2 day lasting seminar in order to learn about the European Voluntary Service program, and to discuss about inclusion of Roma youth in the Youth in Action program. The Phiren Amenca network participated as well, and was able to share [...]

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International conference on volunteering in Uzhgorod, Ukraine

Uzhgorod, 27.09.2013 The Phiren Amenca Network shared its experiences and perspectives on international voluntary service as a tool for social change during an international conference organized by its Ukrainian member organization TOUCH Project Charitable Foundation. The annual conference is held in cooperation with the Social Work Department in the Uzhgorod National University and pursues the [...]

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Video: Challenging Antigypsyism – The European “Boogie Man” Complex

The European “Boogie Man” Complex – Phiren Amenca Study Session on Challenging Antigypsyism ran from October 14 – 20, 2012 at the European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary. 40 Roma and non-Roma volunteers, volunteer candidates, youth leaders came together from 15 countries in Europe and North America. We spoke with some of those participants about their [...]

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Flashmob Video: Demystifying Roma 2013

The “Demystifying Roma: Challenging Stereotypes and Narratives about Roma” – Phiren Amenca Volunteer Seminar ran from May 12-19, 2013 in Florence, Italy. 40 Roma and non-Roma volunteers, volunteer candidates and youth leaders came together to challenge stereotypes and antigypsyism and engaging in a public campaign for Roma rights with creative street actions.

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Summer Camp in Uzhgorod, Ukraine

From May 26 – June 10, 2012 Phiren Amenca Member Organization TOUCH Project is hosting a summer camp open to up to 12 volunteer participants. Participants will renovate facilities and entertain kids at two Roma schools in in Uzhgorod, Ukraine. The summer camp is organized with Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste. To get involved visit www.provinzpalast.de!

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